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August 23, 2023

Family Holidays in Cumbria


Get away from the hustle and bustle of home life and book yourself a relaxing family holiday in Cumbria with Holgates. Holgates Holiday Parks offer an experience like no other, with a choice of beautiful coastal and countryside settings and family accommodation options to explore. 

Visit the breathtaking Silverdale and Arnside Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, travel a short distance to the unforgettable Lake District or explore a variety of historic towns and villages with your little ones. Whether you’re looking to pitch your tent or motorhome or hire a cosy holiday caravan, book your Cumbria family holiday with Holgates and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Why Choose Cumbria for a Family Holiday?

Cumbria is a hidden gem that promises an unforgettable family holiday. Here’s why Cumbria should be at the top of your list for your next getaway:

  • Stunning Natural Beauty: Cumbria is home to some of the UK’s most breathtaking landscapes. Immerse yourself in nature wherever you go, from the serene waters of Lake Windermere to the majestic peaks of Scafell Pike. 
  • Family-Friendly Attractions: From the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction to the Lakes Aquarium, there’s no shortage of family attractions in Cumbria. Plus, with numerous farms and wildlife parks, kids can get up close and personal with their favourite animals.
  • Local Culture and History: Dive into Cumbria’s rich history and explore an array of picturesque towns and villages, from Ambleside in the Lake District to Beetham and Milnthorpe in the Arnside and Silverdale AONB. Each has something unique to offer, from churches and watermills to Roman forts.

In today’s fast-paced world, Cumbria offers a much-needed escape for parents, children and teenagers alike. Its tranquil surroundings, fresh air and slower pace of life will leave you and your family refreshed and rejuvenated. 

Discover Our Magical Family Holiday Parks in Cumbria

Holgates Holiday Parks in Cumbria are dog-friendly and welcome visitors 12 months of the year: perfect for family breaks in every season, from weekend trips in spring and summer to cosy Christmas holidays. 

Whether you prefer the allure of the coast or the serenity of the countryside, our Cumbria family holiday parks are all nestled amidst scenic beauty, with the gorgeous Lake District and surrounding towns only a short drive away. There’s a Holgates park for everyone, whether you prefer the working-farm charm of Hollins Farm or the modern leisure facilities at Silverdale. 


Located on the border of South Cumbria and North Lancashire, in the Silverdale and Arnside Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Silverdale is Holgates’ flagship holiday park. It’s set across acres of beautiful countryside and woodland – perfect for nature walks, cycling, picnicking and camping. The park overlooks the breathtaking Morecambe Bay, with the charming seaside village of Arnside just two miles away. 

With an on-site bar, restaurant and indoor leisure complex, including a swimming pool, gym and bowling lanes, there’s plenty to do at Silverdale all year round. Hire one of our spacious static caravans, splash out on a family glamping pod, pitch your own tent or bring your own motorhome for an unforgettable Cumbria family holiday. 

Silver Ridge 

If you’re looking for a chance to escape the daily chaos with a family caravan holiday in Cumbria, our Silver Ridge park is the ideal destination. Built on a natural limestone ridge, Silver Ridge is situated in the picturesque South Cumbria countryside, boasting enchanting views across to The Yealands. 

Soak in the beauty of nature with nearby walking routes across the surrounding woodland, or take a short drive and visit the local towns and villages, such as Milnthorpe, Carnforth and Kendal. At the end of the day, come back and unwind in your stylish and cosy holiday caravan, with space for all the family. 

Hollins Farm

Hollins Farm holiday park, set at the foot of the Arnside Knott, offers a fantastic balance of relaxation and fun. Nestled in the Cumbria countryside, with a real working farm on-site, you’ll never be short of things to see and do. Explore the local flora and fauna, visit the nearby villages of Silverdale and Arnside to shop and dine, or enjoy a short 15-minute stroll to our Silverdale indoor leisure complex. 

Whether you’re interested in booking a touring pitch, hiring one of our luxurious glamping pods or even staying at our 3-bed self-catered holiday cottage, Hollins Farm is the perfect spot for a family holiday in Cumbria. 

Book Your Cumbria Family Holiday with Holgates

If you’re planning a family getaway, from a short 3-night break to a 2-week holiday, book your stay at Holgates Holiday Parks in Cumbria today. Set against the backdrop of stunning coastal and countryside landscapes, and with a plethora of local towns, beauty spots and attractions to explore, you’ll make lasting memories with Holgates. 

Each of our family-friendly holiday parks in Cumbria is equipped with everything you need for a stress-free getaway, including Wi-Fi, laundry amenities, dog-walking areas and outdoor play areas for kids. Select from a range of comfortable accommodation options, or even pitch your own tent, touring caravan or motorhome at Silverdale or Hollins Park. 

To find your dream family holiday in Cumbria, visit the Holgates website today, or contact us for more information. 

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